Harlem resident Lord Viscount Courtenay (aka William “Kitty” Courtenay), 9th Earl of Devon, c. 1768 – 26 May 1835, lived in his Harlem residence at the Claremont Inn And Restaurant at “…the Manhattan Forests,” from 1807-1813. Continue Reading →
Calling all history buffs! Did you know that the large rock outcrops along the shore of Central Park’s Harlem Meer at 110th Street served as military fortifications in the American Revolution and the War of 1812?
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History buffs will love this exploration of the Fort Landscape in the northern part of Central Park. Visit the site of a string of military fortifications built atop the steep bluffs of the Harlem Meer. Continue Reading →
The photographs at the Harlem Meer in Central Park were taken by Sharon Cuff on Saturday, July 18th, 2015. Continue Reading →
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